A psychiatric report has been delayed for the man accused of the murder of Christchurch caregiver Amy Elizabeth Farrall because of the medication involved in his continuing surgery.
A man has admitted possession of an improvised shotgun and ammunition found during a police search of his Kaiapoi home.
Home and community detention has been ruled out for a man who has been in custody for more than two months charged with an early morning street robbery in central Christchurch.
A court session to settle jury trial arrangements for the man accused of bashing cricket international Jesse Ryder has been put off to April 24.
Red zone burglars were “picking over the carcass of what’s left of our city”, said a judge as he jailed an offender for 25 months.
A man’s joy at getting permanent work led to drinking and an incident at Riccarton where he lifted a 10-year-old girl off the ground.
Synthetic cannabis was seen as contributing to an episode of “mindless behaviour” that led to three people being bashed – two of them with a hammer – in a drive-through queue at a food outlet early one morning.
A stay of proceedings has been refused for the man accused of assaulting cricket international Jesse Ryder outside a Merivale bar.
Oxford farmer All Means All has been found guilty on six charges of threatening to kill Prime Minister John Key and the courts now have the prickly problem of deciding what to do with him.
A man with two broken ankles in plaster has been remanded on bail after his court appearances were delayed for three weeks by his stay in hospital.